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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Building a Bridge

Building a Bridge

9781681523484
Angie Smibert

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished bridge. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project’s process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Dam
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Building a Dam

9781681523491
Angie Smibert

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished dam. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Roller Coaster
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Building a Roller Coaster

9781681523507
Karen Latchana Kenney

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished roller coaster. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Skyscraper
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Building a Skyscraper

9781681523514
Karen Latchana Kenney

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished skyscraper. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Stadium
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Building a Stadium

9781681523521
Angie Smibert

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished stadium. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Tunnel
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Building a Tunnel

9781681523538
Karen Latchana Kenney

This book for elementary readers highlights the sequence of events from idea to a finished tunnel. Full-color photographs and a timeline support each step of the project's process, from the design and preparations to the construction and finishing details. A glossary, further resources, and an index are included.



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Building a Bridge
9781681523484
Building a Dam
9781681523491
Building a Roller Coaster
9781681523507
Building a Skyscraper
9781681523514
Building a Stadium
9781681523521
Building a Tunnel
9781681523538

Sequence Amazing Structures (paperback)

How long does it take to build a bridge or a roller coaster? Emphasizing the process of creation from idea to execution, these books illuminate the building sequence for young readers. A running timeline on each spread highlights each step. Carefully leveled text and thoughtfully chosen photographs make this series an excellent choice to support STEM topics or Common Core standards in the elementary grades.

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Complete Series of 6: your price $59.98

READING LEVEL: GRADE 3 AND UP
School Library Connection,
March 1, 2019

“This colorful series makes the complex understandable, taking readers through the step-by-step process of how to plan, design, and build large structures from the ground up. An ingenious timeline ribbon running across the bottom of each page mirrors the gradual progression of construction work to help students understand the extraordinary planning and effort involved as well as the time commitment each of the various projects demands. A roller coaster may take three years to complete, but a dam can take as long as 17 years to finish! The large font, plenty of white space, highlighted vocabulary words, and plentiful color photographs make the books accessible to elementary/middle school students and have high-interest/low-level appeal. The most popular of the five books might be Building a Roller Coaster (which the reader learns are safety-tested 1,000 times using weighted dummies strapped in the seats) or Building a Stadium. Then again, Building a Tunnel has a jaw-dropping machine that cuts right through rock. Only one book, Building a Dam, mentioned the environmental impact of construction. The series would be an excellent choice for students to learn about STEM careers and practical science applications in their own communities. Additional Resources. Glossary. Index. Websites. Recommended.”—Lonna Pierce